A complete, do-it-yourself, easy to understand guide to foot reflexology. Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology tells you everything you need to know to stimulate reflexes in the feet to bring about relaxation in corresponding parts of the body. It describes and illustrates, the application of fundamental reflexology techniques and shows how to combine them into an organized, highly effective plan for yourself and others. Written for both the layperson and the practicing reflexologist, The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology includes: * brief overview of the theory behind foot reflexology * completely illustrated section on techniques * reading the foot to assess stress and its impact * useful chapter on anatomy and the physiology of reflexology * table of disorders and related areas on the feet to work
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The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology (Third Edition) by Barbara & Kevin Kunz What’s New in the Third Edition The Third Edition provides up-dated information to enhance a reflexologist’s basic skills as needed to meet the current demands on the profession as a whole. • As the more and more reflexologists provide services for insurance reimbursement or within the medical community, responsibilities increase. Documentation of one’s work is needed for insurance paperwork and/or communication with medical personnel. The addition of pages 129 - 131 adds the SOAPP formula, a basic form used within insurance and medical communities. Chapter 9 adds to this goal. • As reflexologists continue to professionalize, sharing and presenting case studies . Presented here is how-to document one’s work including describing and photographing observations. • Knowledge of reflexology research provides credibility to the reflexologist. The reflexologist, thus, presents a more professional image to both clientele and medical professionals. The reflexology research chapter is new. • Among basic skills is communication with clientele. The addition of Chapter IX, "The Complete Reflexologist," provides examples of presentations to clientele.
Chapter I, The Theory of Reflexology The impact of research on the role of the reflexologist is noted.
Chapter III, Assessment Newly added black and white photos provide examples of the assessments of individuals’ feet.
Chapter IV, Session Newly added black and white photos provide examples of stress history and individuals’ feet.
The S. O. A. P. P. Formula has been added to familiarize the student with a standard format of the medical community. S. O. A. P. P. is the abbreviation for: Subjective / Objective / Assessment / Plan / Prevention. The S. O. A. P. P. Formula conveys information gathered from the client as well as the reflexologist’s observation, assessment and plan for future sessions.
Chapter V. You the Professional This chapter has been up-dated: HIPAA (Federal privacy requirements), hand washing procedures, insurance reimbursement, and the business of reflexology.
Chapter VI. Reflexology Research In this new chapter, basic vocabulary words and reflexology studies are presented. The goal is to provide this information as well as to demonstrate to the student how to communicate research when interacting with a client.
Chapter VIII. Directory of Protocols In this new edition, the discussion of stress related disorders mirrors use of such information in the medial community: the use of "protocol" and the grouping of stress related disorders by system of the body. mirror expanded (now more than eighty). They are grouped by system of the body to demonstrate the commonalities of reflex area selection within a system and the differences in selection. They are discussed as "protocols to mirror language used in the medical community. Within the medical community, a protocol is seen as the procedure applied in response to the situation. Here protocols note reflex area selection for technique application. The choice is one of reflex areas reflecting body parts that best impact the cause of the stress related disorder.. An expanded selection of stress related disorder (more than eighty) is detailed.
Chapter IX The Complete Reflexologist "The Complete Reflexologist" is a new chapter with full color photographs. The photographs of real people and real feet provide examples for communicating with clientele as well as documenting work. The goal enhance a reflexologist’s interactions and, thus, professionalism.
Documentation to facilitate communication with fellow professionals and other medical professionals.From the Author:
This book is not only revolutionary it is also an evolution of thought. It is revolutionary because it takes what was once an oral tradition and makes it into field of study.
It also has a fully evolved system of foot assessment that has had a major impact on the thinking of not only reflexologists but other professionals as well. It anchors reflexology thought in a way that will have impact for years to come.
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Book Description Prentice Hall Trade, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131605984
Book Description Prentice Hall Trade, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131605984
Book Description Prentice Hall Trade, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 131605984